21 Hours - $35.00 (Fee covers participant's safety equipment and training material.)
The Community Emergency Response Team program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their immediate area and trains them in basic disaster response skills such as: fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.
Using classroom and simulation based education; CERT members can assist others in the neighborhood or workplace immediately following an event when emergency responders may not be immediately available to help. Taking CERT training is easy, fun and a great way for your business or neighborhood to strengthen working and personal relationships that will be vital in responding to an emergency.
CERT training is only $35.00 and is accomplished in about 21-hours culminating with a final disaster simulation exercise applying the skills participants have learned.
Training is broken up into eight (8) modules:
Light Search and Rescue
Emergency Medical Operations
Disaster Simulation Exercise
Please contact SCCFD at (408) 378-4010 or via email and provide your full name, email address, phone number, address and class dates.
(408) 378-4010 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 CERT Course Schedules:
Los Altos Hills CERT (March)
Saratoga CERT (April)
Cupertino CERT (June/July)
Los Altos CERT (September)
Los Gatos/Monte Sereno CERT (October/November)